Our Staff

Bernard Georges

Bernard Georges

Founder & Executive Director

Bernard Georges immigrated to Rhode Island from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as a youth graduating from Providence’s Central High School. He then earned an Associate Degree from community college of Rhode Island continued his studies and earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice. Mr. Georges then completed a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Roger Williams University in 2015. Mr. Georges serves on the boards of several community organizations, namely he is Board Chair for The Refugee Dream Center and serves as a board member for Congressman Jim-Langevin’s Diversity Committee and Governor Gina Raimondo. His is also active with the Society for Public Administration. Georges finds inspiration for public service inspired by historical leaders such as Jean Jacques Dessalines, Toussaint L’Ouverture, John Lock, Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, Thurgood Marshall, and many others. During his time in Rhode Island, Mr. Georges has displayed a keen interest in the community issues and interned at both the Rhode Island Superior Court and the Narragansett Police Department. Mr. Georges has held numerous leadership positions with public recognition for his service. Mr. Georges has experience in clinical work at Rhode Island Supreme Court and is dedicated to community work. He is most proud of his work through his own non-profit work within the Haitian community helping immigrant families navigate social services and assimilation into Rhode Island and American life. Read more

Valency M Hector

Community Case Worker

Shomari Husband

Finance Manager

Shomari Husband CPA is our Finance Manager, and an adviser to the New Bridges for Haitian Success staff. A long-time friend of NB4HS, He manages NB4HS’s operations and program accounting functions.

Shuqing Wu